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Dinner Bar & Restaurant

Stortingsgate 22, Oslo 0161, Norway
+47 23 10 04 66
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Ranked #16 of 935 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese, Szechuan
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Dinner has been serving Szechuan specialities since 1989 and is considered one of the best Chinese restaurants in Oslo, with two forks in the Michelin guide. The kitchen is mainly Szechuan, but the menu also contains a variety of Cantonese dishes. The food is served either a la carte or from a selection of 3/4-course menus. Dinner's menu also includes some vegetarian dishes. Dinner is open for both lunch and dinner. Booking is essential.
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We go back regularly, always lovely food and good service, never been disappointed. Clearly our favorite Asian restaurant!

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Athens, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We lived in Oslo for 4 months during summer 2013. During all this time we had visited Dinner several times. Not once the dishes were less than excellent. Try the lobster salad.

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Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Although we have been great fans of Dinner since they first started up several years ago in a smaller location in Oslo, this is the first time we've used it to host such a large party. And it all went extremely well - the staff made it a joy and a pleasure from start to finish. A smooth, efficient and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Cons *If any, its almost always booked, but that tells it all:) Pro *Very nice location, close to everything and nearby train/bus. *Like the a bit dark and very soft atmosphere. Very rare I think. *Food is great and the best Chinese in Norway, and close to some food in Beijing! *Price is OK for what you get, really good... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Host was sooooo attentive. We had several questions and he helped us with our selections - you are not restricted to the suggested menus! The foods were all served exquisitely. Service - exemplary. Couldn't ask for a nicer atmosphere and left pleasantly full. I rarely find a restaurant qualified for over 4 stars. I would highly recommend for a nice... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Dinner deliver every time! Paired with a great wine selection it's a perfect night out. All the dishes are cooked to perfection with a authentic Chinese distinction. But what's with the cheesy Clas Ohlson LED lights on the table?! I'm really surprised they put this cheesy crap in this High-End restaurant.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

One of the best restaurants ever!!! Being in oslo must visit that place. The food is amazing good, that's really culinary event. Prices are reasonable in expensive oslo but it's really worth any ero pay. Two weeks after we can't forget that amazing dinner

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Tonsberg, Norway
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Here, in capital of the country also known as the Land of the midnight Sun, (although Oslo is too far South for the Midnight Sun) you can have a real Chinese experience. The most spicy cuisine from the great culinary nation of China gives you the feeling of being far, far away from this country North in Europe. This restaurant... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A very upmarket, if not slightly pricey (but isn't everything in Oslo?) Chinese restaurant. The staff were appropriately attentive. The food was excellent - the Steamed Seabass was perfect, with the portions generous.

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Bergen, Norway
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is one of the better restaurants I have visited in Oslo. Quite pricy, but the food is extremely good! I would recommend to visit this place! It is crowded so I would recommend to order a table the day before.

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